Why Coinbase is Suing the SEC with Paul Grewal, Coinbase's Chief Legal Officer

Is Gary playing 4D chess or is he just embarrassing and pushing U.S. crypto innovation outside of the U.S.?
Apr 27, 20231 min read

Paul Grewal, Coinbase's Chief Legal Officer joins Ryan and David to discuss why Coinbase is Suing the SEC. Why did they choose to respond to the SEC's Wells Notice to Coinbase in the way they did?

Tune in to hear Paul's thoughts and much more.


0:00 Intro

5:44 Why Coinbase is Suing the SEC?

9:10 SEC Giving Crypto Community Rules?

13:14 Why Gary Thinks There's Clarity

15:22 Petition to Give Crypto Rules!

18:10 Why No Clarity Yet?

20:51 What Kind of Rules Do We Want?

23:44 Engaging with the SEC

26:40 Open Conversation?

34:48 Coinbase Wells Notice

42:11 Why is Gary so Confident?

45:28 Battle of Public Opinion

49:42 Does Crypto Regulation Have Hope?

52:45 Closing & Disclaimers


Paul Grewal


Coinbase Suing SEC Blog Post


Coinbase Wells Notice Video


Gary's Clarity Video


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